Song Meanings and Facts Blog

Inspiral Carpets

“This Is How It Feels” by Inspiral Carpets

Although the lyrics of this track are heavily dependent on metaphors, “This Is How It Feels” is very frank in its approach. And the subjects it deals with are primarily domestic violence and depression. And the...

The Only One I Know

“The Only One I Know” by The Charlatans

The Charlatans’ “The Only One I Know” is very-metaphorical and perhaps is best understandable within the context of the music scene which dominated Manchester, England during the early part of the 1990s. That’s another way...

The Stranglers

“Always the Sun” by The Stranglers

The premise of the Stranglers’ “Always the Sun” seems to be based on the singer perceiving life as unpredictable and oftentimes unfavorable. However, it is not all doom and gloom, as there is an underlying...